Author Archive
Jan
12

Ohio State Has 21 Turnovers…Hammered By Iowa

Too many turnovers and ineffective backcourt play spelled doom for the Buckeyes, who lost to Iowa Saturday for their third Big Ten loss in a row. Mark Znidar tells the story in his latest Buckeye post.

Share
Jan
9

Ohio State Loss To Rutgers Exposes Shortcomings Again

This outcome was the clearest signal yet that these Buckeyes are not going to challenge for the conference championship and probably will have to dog paddle hard just to keep their snouts above water. Read more by Mark Znidar on OSU basketball inside todays feature.

Share
Jan
5

MSU Dominates Second Half…Beats Ohio State

The battle of the big men went to Michigan State – too many, and OSU’s Kaleb Wesson (25 points) fouled out late in the game. The Buckeyes suffer their first Big Ten loss of the year. Read more about the game from Mark Znidar in the latest Buckeyes feature update.

Share
Jan
5

MSU Dominates Second Half…Beats Ohio State

The battle of the big men went to Michigan State – too many, and OSU’s Kaleb Wesson (25 points) fouled out late in the game. The Buckeyes suffer their first Big Ten loss of the year. Read more about the game from Mark Znidar in the latest Buckeyes feature update.

Share
Jan
5

Ready Or Not, Ohio State Must Contend With MSU’s Size

The Buckeyes must contend with one big body Saturday, while eighth-ranked Michigan State has a stable full of them. “We’ll need to be at our very, very best,” says coach Chris Holtmann.

Share
Dec
29

Ohio State Moves To 12-1 After Win Over High Point

The question remains. Are the Buckeyes as good, as solid, as their record indicates. Saturday’s 82-64 win over High Point gave hope that they are. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Dec
27

Big Ten Looms For Ohio State Team With Some Questions

While they’ve played 12 games in three states, are ranked 13th in the Associated Press basketball poll and have been a pleasant surprise to their fan base, the Buckeyes are still a bit of a mystery. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Dec
18

Ohio State Sheds Bad Start To Down Youngstown State

They didn’t start out like the #15 team in the country. But the finished looking like one…the Buckeyes regroup in the second half to choke the Penguins (Youngstown State).

Share
Dec
18

Ohio State Sheds Bad Start To Down Youngstown State

A huge second half by Kaleb Wesson and a career night led the Buckeyes to a second half comeback and win over Youngstown State. Columnist Mark Znidar writes the story for Press Pros in the latest Buckeyes inside feature.

Share
Dec
16

Ohio State Sneaks Away From Bucknell, 73-71

It wasn’t easy (it rarely is), but the Buckeyes turned back a surprising Bucknell team to save face, but they had to lose some teeth to do it. Columnist Mark Znidar writes about it for Press Pros.

Share
Dec
5

Znidar: Ohio State Knew Meyer’s Time Was Running Out…

There good and bad with Urban Meyer leaving Ohio State, but mostly good. Ohio State fans like macho, and that’s what Meyer gave them. His players were strong and tough and had just the right amount of arrogance. And, boy, could he recruit.

Share
Dec
3

Ohio State Routs Minnesota In Big Ten Opener…

The Buckeyes used balanced scoring, a rebounding edge, and physical defense to beat Minnesota Sunday in the Big Ten opener for both teams. Press Pros columnist Mark Znidar writes about the game in today’s OSU feature.

Share
Dec
2

Ohio State Will Be Without Muhammad For Big Ten Hoops Opener…

Buckeyes open Big Ten play later today with Minnesota – will be missing star freshman defender Luther Muhammad – the importance of the bench to contribute in his absence. Columbus – It took about as long as it takes to run a fast break for Duane Washington Jr. to make an impression on his future […]

Share
Nov
28

Znidar: Syracuse’s Zone, Shooting, Too Much For Buckeyes

Syracuse’s zone defense was befuddling, and outstanding perimeter shooting in the second half was too much…and enough to hand Ohio State its first loss of the season. Mark Znidar writes about it for the latest Press Pros OSU feature.

Share
Nov
27

Ohio State Wary of Syracuse Zone Defense In ACC-Big Ten Challenge Game

The Buckeyes prepares for Syracuse and the ‘zone wizard’ in this Friday’s ACC-Big Ten Challenge game against Jim Boeheim and the Orange. Read more from Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Nov
24

Znidar: Ohio State Defeats Cleveland State, 89-62

The Buckeyes mixed nostalgia with contemporary fact – they’re playing like a team that can adept to any building – 89-62 winners in a Friday night blowout over Cleveland State. Read columnist Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Nov
21

No. 23 Ohio State Awakens To Defeat Samford, 68-50

Kaleb Wesson’s 19 points (above) and a second half defensive effort that allowed just 18 points helped the Buckeyes to their fifth straight win, 68-50 over Samford. Columnist Mark Znidar writes about in the latest Press Pros feature.

Share
Nov
18

Up And Down Weekend…Ohio State Roughs Up SC State

Buckeyes cap their up and down weekend with an impressive hammering of South Carolina State. And they were…what they thought they were! The unbeaten Buckeyes and Kaleb Wesson (below) keep showing new wrinkles, as written by Mark Znidar in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share
Nov
16

Ohio State Defeats Creighton 69-60 In Gavitt Tipoff

It wasn’t easy, in a place where it’s NEVER easy, but the baby Buckeyes hold on to beat Creighton in the Dave Gavitt Tippoff. Mark Znidar writes about the game in today’s Press Pros.

Share
Nov
14

Buckeyes Get A Real Road Test At Creighton….

After wins against Cincinnati and Purdue-Fort Wayne, Kaleb Wesson (above) and the Ohio State Buckeyes get a chance to really see what they’re made of against one of the country’s toughest opponents in their own building…the Creighton Blue Jays. Buckeyes beat writer Mark Znidar previews the game in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

Share